2018 Medical careers: The advisors perspective

Date

Thursday 7 June 2018

Day

Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE
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about this event

This meeting is open to teachers and careers advisors, aiming to offer expert guidance for you to support your students who wish to apply to study medicine.

Hear from doctors, careers advisors, teachers and the admissions office themselves leaving you with the top tips to inspire your own students.

Topics include choosing the right A-levels, insights into appropriate work experience and the interview process, as well as looking at alternatives to the standard route into medicine. This day will provide you with key information to enable you to assist your students through all the different stages of the application.

agenda

9.30 am

Registration, tea and coffee

10.00 am

Welcome address

Dr Natasha Robinson, Honorary Secretary, Royal Society of Medicine

10.05 am

The school's role in supporting applications

10.25 am

Aptitude tests: Mastering the BMAT and the UKCAT

The Medic Portal, London

10.55 am

Discussion time

11.05 am

Tea and coffee break

11.25 am

Work experience and the interview process

Professor Sue Smith, Head of Admissions, Imperial College London

11.55 am

The personal statement

Mr George Fussey, Head of Career Education, Eton College, Windsor

12.25 pm

Discussion time

12.40 pm

Lunch

1.25 pm

Choosing a medical school

The Medic Portal, London

2.05 pm

Understanding what the admissions tutors look for

The Medic Portal, London

2.45 pm

The Oxbridge perspective

Dr Grant Churchill, Tutor in Medicine at New College, Associate Professor in Chemical Pharmacology, University of Oxford

3.15 pm

Discussion time

3.30 pm

Tea and coffee break

3.45 pm

Non-standard routes into medicine

Dr Philip Adds, Senior Lecturer in Anatomy and Admissions Tutor, St George's, University of London

4.05 pm

Studying medicine abroad

Mr Ben Ambrose, Managing Director, Medical Doorway

4.25 pm

Discussion time

4.40 pm

Closing remarks

4.45 pm

Close of meeting

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For information on this event, contact Charlotte MannTel: 020 7290 3919 Email: schools@rsm.ac.uk arrow